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5 Still Life Lighting Tips for Beginners
posted by tanyae - 16th of october, 2009
I'd like to share with you a quite useful note from Digital Photography School web-site: Lighting is the single most important element of “Still Life” photography. The way a photographer uses light for still life will add mood,... More...
Object Photography Basics
posted by sangiorzboy - 31st of july, 2009
This brief guide focuses on pointing out some tips for the photo enthusiasts out there who want to get profficient in object photography. The key feature of this topic is Lighting. There are two main object photography scenarios:... More...
Corrective Techniques for portraits
posted by creativei - 7th of april, 2009
Here is the first part of my blog, which I promised will share here, this is a Exclusive Bobby Lane's Class. The successful portrait photographer realizes that his principal aim is to obtain characteristic likenesses of his subjects.... More...
Lighting questions - advice wanted :)
posted by eclecticelegance - 7th of april, 2009
I have a couple of lighting questions for you all that I was hoping maybe you all could give me some advice on. 1.) I have noticed many photos here of old books that are photographed in low light, such as this photo or this... More...
Food As Photography
posted by aughty - 26th of march, 2009
One of my favorite subject is food for many reasons. Being a vegan I have always had a special passion for fresh foods. I take time to enjoy the foods I grow in my square foot garden and the ones I buy from my favorite grocer.... More...
Video Clip From Stock Photo Lighting Workshop
posted by photoshow - 13th of march, 2009
Here is a quick 2 minute look at some of the action from the recent Rinder / Deal Workshop at Vegas Vision Studios Click on HQ on the player to get the high deff version of this video To stay current with the weekly workshop... More...
Vegas Vision Studio Photo Lighting Workshop Series
posted by photoshow - 3rd of march, 2009
Vegas Vision Studios is happy to announce the launch of our new Wednesday Night Lighting Workshops. Every Wednesday we will open the studio up from 6-9PM for a small group workshop specifically targeting a single lighting... More...
Lighting and the ollympus camera equipment
posted by petroruth - 12th of february, 2009
Hello i have an olympus E-510 camera and a 14-42mm lens and a 50-200mm lens and a olympus FL-36 flash. I have most of my interior rejections due to lighting and artifacting. I do not have great technical capabilities although I am willing... More...
Lighting issues with shooting macro.
posted by mattwatt - 7th of february, 2009
It seems that I still have a lot to learn about lighting. And if I had the opportunity and lived in a location to get some education about this, I definitely would. So I'm writing this for others that are in a similar boat (here's an... More...
Freeze toilet bowl water in action (Those who hate to scrub toilet bowls, read this.)
posted by yhca - 3rd of february, 2009
Anyone wants to try to take water in action? I must say I took a long time to get this right. My first image was rejected for incorrect exposure. It was hard for me to take this image at night with the toilet lights on, so I waited... More...
My Photography Experience
posted by yhca - 26th of january, 2009
I have joined DT since 2004 and I must say I am one of the few thousand photographers in DT then. I used a Canon Powershot A80 point-and-shoot camera to shoot all my previous photographs without any tripod or artificial lighting, all... More...
My first attempts at studio images
posted by fultonsphoto - 13th of january, 2009
As can be seen from my PF, for anyone interested in taking a look, the majority of my images are nature/wildlife related and I make use of what lighting, composition and subject matter are naturally available to me. That said,... More...
So much easier!
posted by teekaygee - 10th of january, 2009
I often struggle with lighting on my photos; particularly those taken indoors. The layout of my house is not so good, and our weather is often so dark and dreary that very little light comes in the windows anyway. Sometimes it is so... More...
Full Body Isolation - A Quick Tutorial
posted by photoshow - 16th of october, 2008
So anyone who has submitted to microstock for more then a couple weeks already knows that one of the most popular styles of imagery offered here is the Isolated Model over white. While it is not horribly difficult it does take... More...
It’s Been Framed!
posted by raptormusic - 8th of october, 2008
Continuous advances in cameras, especially digital ones have made the science easier, so in theory anyone should be able to catch that perfect picture! I have to admit I was upset when digital cameras first came out and thought it... More...
Vegas Vision Studios Lighting Technique
posted by photoshow - 24th of september, 2008
A small gift from Vegas Vision Studios Low Key Portriature Lighting Setup. Background is black Duvatine Model must be 4-5 feet from background to prevent key and fill lights from spilling onto background and lighting it. Lighting... More...
3 Fashion Shoot Lighting Setups using Flashguns
posted by yanc - 4th of september, 2008
Hi guys! Another blog entry at Yanik's Photo School featuring 3 lighting setups using flashguns. Check it out here! Yanik More...
Studio flash kits under $300 - AMAZING!
posted by litifeta - 9th of august, 2008
Great deal for DREAMSTIME photographers. I promised a review of a set of amazing studio light kits which are being made available to stock photographers direct from the factory. I have finished an initial review, and you can CLICK... More...
posted by qing02051981 - 3rd of august, 2008
This was taken at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. The beautiful crystal chandeliers caught my attention immediately. It was not something common I get to see in Singapore. I paid attention to the framing and ensure my... More...
New studio lighting kits just right for microstock
posted by litifeta - 30th of july, 2008
See the construction lights on the left here, they are a thing of the past for those new to microstock. Hey they are cheap, A set at Bunnings or Home Depot is probably just under $25. A warning though, they get damn hot. And change... More...
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